Publication List

Invited papers and book chapters

Caballero, M.D. and Hjorth-Jensen, M., Integrating a Computational Perspective in Physics Courses appearing in New Trends in Physics Education Research, Nova Science Publishers, 2018. [Link]

Articles appearing in peer-reviewed journals

Caballero, M.D., On the Prevalence and Nature of Computational Instruction in Undergraduate Physics Programs across the United States, Phys. Rev. PER, under review. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Obsniuk, M., Irving, P.W., Teaching Computation in Introductory Physics using Complex Problems, Phys. Teach., under review. [Link]

Laverty, J.T., Caballero, M.D. Analysis of the most common concept inventories in physics: What are we assessing?, Phys. Rev. PER, 14, 010123, 2018. [Link]

Stroupe, D., Caballero, M.D., and White, P., Co-configuring a 6th grade Lepidoptera learning community, Sci. Ed., accepted.

Pawlak, A., Irving, P.W., and Caballero, M.D. Development of a modes of collaboration framework, Phys. Rev. PER, 14, 010101, 2018. [Link]

Irving, P.W., Obsniuk, M.J., and Caballero, M.D. P$^3$: A Practice Focused Learning Environment, Eur. J. Phys. 38(5), 055701, 2017. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Doughty, L., Turnbull, A.M., Pepper, R.E., and Pollock, S.J. Assessing Learning Outcomes in Middle-Division Classical Mechanics: The Colorado Classical Mechanics/Math Methods Instrument, Phys. Rev. PER, 13, 010118, 2017. [Link]

Laverty, J.T., Underwood, S.M., Matz, R.L., Posey, L.A., Carmel, J.H., Caballero, M.D., Fata-Hartley, C.L., Ebert-May, D., Jardeleza, S.E., Cooper, M.M. Characterizing College Science Assessments: The Three-Dimensional Learning Assessment Protocol, PLOS One 11(9): e0162333, 2017. [Link]

Cooper, M.M., Caballero, M.D., Ebert-May, D., Fata-Hartley, C.L., Jardeleza, S.E., Krajcik, J.S., Laverty, J.T., Matz, R.L., Posey, L.A., Underwood, S.M., Challenge faculty to transform STEM learning, Science, 350 (6258), 281-282, 2015. [Link]

Chasteen, S.V., Wilcox, B.R., Caballero, M.D., Perkins, K.K., Pollock, S.J., Wieman, C.E., Educational transformation in upper-division physics: The Science Education Initiative model, outcomes, and lessons learned, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 11, 020110, 2015. [Link]

Wilcox, B.R., Caballero, M.D., Baily, C., Sadaghiani, H, Chasteen, S.V., Ryan, Q.X., Pollock, S.J., Development and Uses of Upper-division Conceptual Assessments, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 11, 020115, 2015. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Wilcox, B.R., Doughty, L., Pollock, S.J., Unpacking students’ use of mathematics in upper-division physics, Eur. J. Phys., 36, 065004, 2015. [Link]

Ding, L. and Caballero, M.D., Uncovering the hidden meaning of cross-curriculum comparison results on the Force Concept Inventory, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 10, 2014. [Link]

Hoskinson, A-M., Couch, B., Hinko, K., Zwickl, B., and Caballero, M.D., Bridging Physics and Biology Teaching through Modeling, Am. J. Phys., 82, 434, 2014. [Link]

Caballero, M.D. and Pollock, S.J., A Model for Incorporating Computation Without Changing the Course: An example from middle-division classical mechanics, Am. J. Phys., 82, 231, 2014. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Burk, J.B., Aiken, J.M., Douglas, S.S., Scanlon, E.M., Thoms, B.D., and Schatz, M.F., Integrating Numerical Computation into the Modeling Instruction Curriculum , Phys. Teach., 52, 38, 2014. [Link]

Wilcox, B.R., Caballero, M.D., and Pollock, S.J., Analytic framework for students’ use of mathematics in upper-division physics, Phys. Rev. ST Phys.Educ. Res. 9, 020119, 2013. [Link]

Hoskinson, A-M., Caballero, M.D. and Knight, J., Can we improve problem solving in biology? Lessons from 30 years of physics education research, CBE - LSE, 12, 153, 2013. [Link]

Chasteen, S.V., Pepper, R.E., Caballero, M.D., Pollock, S.J. and Perkins, K.K., The Colorado Upper-Division Electrostatics (CUE) diagnostic: A conceptual assessment for the junior level, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 8, 020108, 2012. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Kohlmyer, M.A., and Schatz, M.F., Implementing and assessing computational modeling in introductory mechanics, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 8, 020106, 2012. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Kohlmyer, M.A., Schatz, M.F., et al., Comparing large lecture mechanics curricula using the Force Concept Inventory: A five thousand student study, Am. J. Phys., 80, 7, 2012. [Link]

Kohlmyer, M.A., Caballero, M.D., Schatz, M.F., et al., A Tale of Two Curricula: Performance of two thousand students in introductory electromagnetism, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 5, 020105, 2009. [Link]

Cochran, A., Barker, E.S., Caballero, M.D., and Gyorgey-Ries, J. Placing the Deep Impact Mission into Context: Two Decades of Observations of 9P/Tempel 1 from McDonald Observatory, Icarus 199 (119), 2009. [Link]

Articles appearing in peer-reviewed conference proceedings

McPadden, D., Hamerski, P., Caballero, M.D., and Irving, P.W., Feedback as a mechanism for improving students scientific communication skills, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2018, under review.

Sand, O.P., Odden, T.O.B, Lindstrøm, C., and Caballero, M.D., How computation can facilitate sensemaking about physics: A case study, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2018, under review. [Link]

Funkhouser, K., Caballero, M.D., Irving, P.W., and Sawtelle, V., What counts in laboratories: toward a practice-based identity survey, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2018, under review. [Link]

Leary, A., Irving, P.W., and Caballero, M.D., The difficulties associated with integrating computation into undergraduate physics, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2018, under review. [Link]

Griswold, K., McPadden, D., Caballero, M.D., and Irving, P.W, Denoting and Comparing Leadership Attributes and Behaviors in Group Work, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2018, under review. [Link]

Solli, R., Aiken, J.M., Henderson, R., and Caballero, M.D., Examining the relationship between student performance and video interactions, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 2018, under review. [Link]

Irving, P.W. and Caballero, M.D., Expanding the PICUP community of practice, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 188-191, 2017. [Link]

Hawkins, N., Obsniuk, M., Irving, P.W., and Caballero, M.D. Examining Thematic Variation in a Phenomenographical Study on Computational Physics, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 168-171, 2017. [Link]

Aiken, J.M. and Caballero, M.D. Methods for Analyzing Pathways through a Physics Major, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 28-31, 2016. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Computation across the curriculum: What skills are needed?, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 79-82, 2015. [Link]

Irving, P.W., Sawtelle, V., and Caballero, M.D., Troubleshooting Formative Feedback in P3 (A group-based learning environment), Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 155-158, 2015. [Link]

Laverty, J.T., Cooper, M.M., and Caballero, M.D., Developing the Next Generation of Physics Assessments, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 187-190, 2015. [Link]

Pawlak, A., Irving, P.W., and Caballero, M.D., Identification of a shared answer-making game in group context, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference pp. 255-258, 2015. [Link]

Obsniuk, M.J., Irving, P.W., and Caballero, M.D., A Case Study: Novel Group Interactions through Computational Physics, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 239-242, 2015. [Link]

Turnbull, A., Doughty, L., Sawtelle, V. and Caballero, M.D., Student Ideas around Vector Decomposition in the Upper-Division, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 335-338, 2015. [Link]

Doughty, L., M.D. Caballero, Rubric Design for Separating the Roles of Open-Ended Assessments, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 71-74, 2014. [Link]

Laverty, J.T., Tessmer, S.H., Cooper, M.M., Caballero, M.D., Engaging Physics Faculty in Course Transformation, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 147-150, 2014. [Link]

Wolf. S.F., Doughty, L., Irving, P.W., Sayre, E.C., Caballero, M.D., Just Math: A new epistemic frame, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 275-278, 2014. [Link]

Aiken, J.M., Lin, S., Douglas, S.S., Greco, E.F., Thoms, B.D., Caballero, M.D., Schatz, M.F., Student Use of a Single Lecture Video in a Flipped Introductory Mechanics Course, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 19-22, 2014. [Link]

Douglas, S.S., Lin, S., Aiken, J.M., Thoms, B.D., Greco, E.F., Caballero, M.D., Schatz, M.F., Peer Evaluation of Video Lab Reports in a Blended Introductory Physics Course, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 75-78, 2014. [Link]

Lin, S., Douglas, S.S., Aiken, J.M., Liu, C., Greco, E.F., Thoms, B.D., Caballero, M.D., Schatz, M.F., Peer Evaluation of Video Lab Reports in an Introductory Physics MOOC, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 163-166, 2014. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Pollock, S.J., Assessing Student Learning in Middle-Division Classical Mechanics/Math Methods, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 81-84, 2013. [Link]

Aiken, J.M., Lin, S., Douglas, S.S., Greco, E.F., Thoms, B.D., Schatz, M.F. and Caballero, M.D., The Initial State of Students Taking an Introductory Physics MOOC, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 53-56, 2013. [Link]

Caballero, M.D., Wilcox, B.R., Pepper, R.E., and Pollock, S.J. ACER: A Framework on the Use of Mathematics in Upper-division Physics, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 1513, pp. 90-93, 2012. [Link]

Wilcox, B.R., Caballero, M.D., Pepper, R.E., and Pollock, S.J., Upper-division Student Understanding of Coulomb’s Law: Difficulties with Continuous Charge Distributions, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 1513, pp. 418-421, 2012. [Link]

Aiken, J.M., Caballero, M.D., Douglas, S.S., Burk, J.B., Scanlon, E.M., Thoms, B.D., Schatz, M.F., Understanding Student Computational Thinking with Computational Modeling, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 1513, pp. 46-49, 2012. [Link]

Articles contributed to conference proceedings

Caballero, M.D., Kohlmyer, M.A., Schatz, M.F., Fostering Computational Thinking, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference, 1413, pp. 15-18, 2011 [Link]

Bujak, K.R., Caballero, M.D., Schatz, M.F., et al., Comparing the Matter and Interactions Curriculum with a Traditional Physics Curriculum: A Think Aloud Study, Proceedings of the 2011 AERA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2011 [Link]